Intro Stephen's trip to Guatemala Flattr is crowdsourced microfinance If you like the show, please Flattr us 3:06 Sharing good practice - tribalism vs pluralism The SEIU union call centre experience It didn't work - this example needs to be shared, not hidden It failed because it was a top down strategy that ignored feedback from below Call centres are part of a failed servicing strategy - we need to return to an organising model Expensive techno fixes are a bad idea - be strategic with... Topics: labour, floss, social movements
Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Topics: Social movements, Socialism Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=SvQRAAAAYAAJ&oe=UTF-8
The first OHNR podcast - a sociological analysis of human relations with other animals. This first episode introduces the host, Roger Yates. Topics: animals, animal rights, sociology, philosophy, social movements
Street footage shot on Jan. 20, 2005 at the Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C. This is the 1st of a 4 part series of footage shot at the 2005 inauguration protests. Original video was shot with a MiniDV and exported to 480x480 wmv file here. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: protest footage, 2005 Presidential Inauguration, social movements
This is the introductory piece to a collection of essays by Crimethinc that examine the rise and fall of social movements and how anarchists respond to this phenomenon. It is an important exploration that offers ideas on how to position ourselves in relation to social struggles, how to participate, how to anticipate future struggles, and what to do in the low points between highly visible and broader struggles. The other three zines in the series look at Occupy Oakland, the upheavals in... Topics: zine, zines, anarchism, social movements, occupy
Street footage shot on Jan. 20, 2005 at the Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C. This is the 4th of a 4 part series of footage shot at the 2005 inauguration protests. Original video was shot with a MiniDV and exported to 480x480 mpeg file here. Topics: 2005 Presidential Inauguration, protest footage, social movements
"...effectively demonstrates the enduring importance of 'classical' social movement theory...and provides a cutting edge critical review of recent theoretical developments. This is one of the most important general theoretical texts on social movements for some years." - Paul Bagguley, University of LeedsWhy and how do social movements emerge?In which ways are social movements analysed?Can our understanding be enhanced by new perspectives?Making Sense of Social Movementsoffers a... Topics: NONE, Methodology, Social Science, Social Movements, PDF
Street footage shot on Jan. 20, 2005 at the Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C. This is the 1st of a 4 part series of footage shot at the 2005 inauguration protests. Original video was shot with a MiniDV and exported to 480x480 mpeg file here. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: protest footage, 2005 presidential inauguration, social movements
This interview with Robert Jensen is based upon his new book Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity. Media Mouse asks Professor Jensen a wide range of questions dealing with the impact that pornography has on men, how to analyze pornography through a media literacy lens, and what is the relationship between the anti-pornography movement and other social justice movements. Topics: pornography, feminism, organizing, sociology, media, social movements
Street footage shot on Jan. 20, 2005 at the Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C. This is the 3rd of a 4 part series of footage shot at the 2005 inauguration protests. Original video was shot with a MiniDV and exported to 480x480 mpeg file here Topics: 2005 presidential inauguration, protest footage, social movements
Street footage shot on Jan. 20, 2005 at the Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C. This is the 2nd of a 4 part series of footage shot at the 2005 inauguration protests. Original video was shot with a MiniDV and exported to 480x480 mpeg file here. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: 2005 presidential inauguration, protest footage, social movements
Submitted to the MIT Program in Comparative Media Studies/Writing on May 17, 2013, in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Master of Science in Comparative Media Studies This thesis examines the history, development, theory, and practice of distributed denial of service actions as a tactic of political activism. DDOS actions have been used in online political activism since the early 1990s, though the tactic has recently attracted significant public attention with the... Topics: internet, hackers, hacktivism, anonymous, social movements
Favianna Rodriguez has been making art to make change for years. She will present remarkable posters, illustrations, stickers and more, and talk about art and politics, in the concluding event of our solo artist shows this season. Topics: art, activism, Latina, illustrations, posters, social movements
This is a Master thesis written at the University of Salzburg. The author investigates to role of the internet in the so called "Anti-Globalization Movement". Language: German Topics: social movements, globalization, anti-globalization, cyberprotest
Presentation by Marco Berlinguer at encuentro5 on November 21, 2008. Addresses the World Social Forum process, networking social movements and formal trade union structures. Topics: labor, globalization, world social forum, social networks, social movements
An interview with Ben Dangl--author of "The Price of Fire: Resource Wars and Social Movements in Bolivia"--on popular movements in Bolivia. Topics: bolivia, organizing, left, social movements, americas, books, interviews
here a rough edit of the Southern African Social Forum. Clips are a summery of discusions and songs of activist groups who took common resolution. The meeting was surrounded by controversy as the Officials seemingly tried to ban the meeting. Included in the collection lest we forget. Topics: Southern Africa Social Forum, ccs, oral history, social movements.
OHNR. The first OHNR podcast. A sociological analysis of human relations with other animals. This first episide introduces the host, Roger Yates. Topics: sociology, animals, animal rights, social movements, philosophy, countermovements, veganism, podcast
South African activist poet and global justice leader joined local organizers and scholars at Boston's encuentro 5 movement building space. Here he reflected on the global financial crisis, the G20 response, and social movements challenging corporate globalization. Topics: global justice, financial crisis, social movements, G20, globalizations
On Human-Nonhuman Relations Podcast 14 looks at recent blog entries, including an account of work by criminologist Piers Beirne and author Jonathan Safron Foer. Topics: animal rights, Piers Beirne, Jonathan Foer, social movements, veganism, animals
This time the ARZone team are joined by two guests, Bob Ingersoll of Mindy's Memory Primate Sanctuary, and Kari Bagnall of the Jungle Friends Primate Sanctuary. Topics: Animal Rights Zone (ARZone), primates, animal rights, sanctuaries, social movements
10/28/10 at Sankofa Cafe in Washington, DC Dan Berger, Paul Magno, Michele Tingling-Clemmons and Bill Fletcher, Jr. speak about radical US movements of the 1970s and their contributions to today's movements, coinciding with the publication of "The Hidden 1970s: Histories of Radicalism" edited by Dan Berger Topics: radical history, social movements, 1970s, Washington DC
While a bit older (it's from 2009), this is an excellent guide to surveillance and security in resistance movements. It includes a thorough overview of what surveillance is and why the government uses it against its political opponents. It covers in great detail how governments (and other forces) engage in surveillance in both physical and technical forms. There are also tips for evading and minimizing surveillance, tips on recognizing and dealing with surveillance via informants, and... Topics: zine, zines, police, social movements, surveillance, security, security culture
The S.F. Print Collective has been postering striking silk-screened images on the cityâs walls for years, speaking to politics, police, immigration, and much more. Slides and discussion from several of the Collectivistas... http://www.sfprintcollective.com/ Recorded Oct. 8, 2008 at CounterPULSE, part of the Shaping San Francisco Talks series. Topics: art, politics, anti-eviction, housing, social movements, immigration, police
A sociological view of our relations with other animals. In this episode: killing a bull as a social ritual - social constructionism - analysis on the "micro" and "macro" level - The Devices of the Heathen and end song. Topics: animal rights, social movements, sociology. social constructionism, philosophy
In this second podcast, the ARZone team discuss the issue of live animal exports from Australia to Indonesia and also read out the ARZome Mission Statement. Topics: Animal Rights Zone (ARZone), animal rights, social movements, live exports
Back from his PhD-induced hiatus Aaron Bastani joins James Butler to discuss the subject of his thesis, observing patterns in recent social movements.http://novaramedia.com/?p=1523 Topics: Novara Media, Novara FM, future, protest, social movements
Vegan Ireland's spokesperson appeared on Phantom FM for the second time, Nov 23, 2012. Presenter Alison Curtis is going to go vegan for a while. Topics: Phantom FM, Alison Curtis, Cornucopia restaurant, veganism, vegetarianism, Vegan Ireland, social...
How we can think sociologically about the strength of animal welfarism, both in society in general and in the animal advocacy movement. Topics: sociology, social movements, animal welfare, animal rights, socialisation processes, children's...
This time the ARZone team of Carolyn Bailey, Barbara DeGrande, Tim Gier, and Roger Yates are joined by "wildlife rehabilitator" Emma Kaczmarczyk to talk about the rehabilitation of "wilflife" and, in particular, the ethics of feeding flesh or other animal products to the recovering animals and birds. What to do about - or with - free-living beings is far from a settled issue in terms of animal rights thought and practice. Topics: Animal Rights Zone (ARZone), Emma Kaczmarczyk, wildlife, rehabilitation, animal rights, social...
The reasons that people live vegan vary. For some, like the founders of the English Vegan Society, it was a matter of ethics; for others, it is health; for others still, environmental issues. Some may go vegan for all of these reasons combined. Furthermore, what of the process of becoming a vegan? What "route" do people take? What triggers their veganism: is it the culmination of a whole series of striking - or mundane - events stretched out over months or even years? Does it happen... Topics: Animal Rights Zone (ARZone), vegan, veganism, vegan philosophy, animal rights, animal welfare,...
byMATRIX: The Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online at Michigan State University
Patrick Bond (Director of the Centre for Civil Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal) talks to us about his new book Climate Change, Carbon Trading and Civil Society: Negative Returns on South African Investments (co-edited with Rehana Dada and Graham Erion, 2007). Bond discusses carbon tradingâs effects on global warming, critiques free market approaches to climate change, and charts the rise of African grassroots movements for environmental justice. Topics: Africa, carbon trading, civil society, climate change, environment, Patrick Bond, social movements,...
In his December 2014 interview with Michelle Dubert-Bellrichard, Stephen Lovegrove shares his story coming to Winthrop as an “out” student recently kicked out of a religious college. Lovegrove details his perception of the attitude toward LGBTQ people and issues in Winthrop and Rock Hill. Lovegrove identifies resources in the community that are beneficial to LGBTQ people. He also comments on the LGBTQ social movement in terms of growing acceptance and the challenges it will face. This... Topics: Safe Zones, LGBTQ, churches, religion, social movements, Human Rights Campaign, Disney internship,...
Radio Ollin's - XBM*Xochitl Bernadette Moreno takes time to speak with Campesino Leader: Roberto Caravantes Dias - farmer and activist form: Cujatla (the home of Emiliano Zapata). August 8th of 2012 saw the first: Encuentro Campesino Zapatista en Morelos. We discuss the organizing taking place to counter the harmful implications of US based trans-national companies on the livelihood of Mexican Farmers. Topics: RADIO OLLIN, Activism, Social Movements, Interview, Campesino, zapatista, Mexico, XBM*, Xochitl...
Professor Gary L. Francione responds to a videocast produced by Professor Robert Garner in terms of "The Animal Rights Debate: Abolition or Regualtion." The is a debate between Francione and Garner held at University College Dublin as part of "Animal Rights November, 2010." Topics: Gary Francione, Robert Garner, animal rights, animal welfare, social movements, debate, abolitionism
Session two of the Vegan Information Project's "mini-course" on social movements and social movement theory for World Vegan Month 2013. Topics: Vegan Information Project, social movements, social movement theory, World Vegan Month
Chewing the cud with Farmer Brown: In Conversation with Harold Brown. In the first of two podcasts, I talk with former animal farmer and now vegan advocate Harold Brown about important issues in modern-day animal advocacy. Harold is well-known for his appearance in the film Peaceable Kingdon: The Journey Home, made by Tribe of Heart. We talk about being unaware of vegetarians in one's 30s, how Howard's non-profit organisation, Farm Kind, operates to help farmers, Global Agricultural Domination,... Topics: On Human-Nonhuman Relations, Harold Brown, Farm Kind, vegan, veganism, AR2012, Movement snatchers,...
Social Movements/Digital Revolutions Digital Media Conference & Grassroots Use of Technology Conference, October 21-23, 2011 Opening Panel: Town Hall Meeting on Media and Democracy Topic: Social Movements Digital Revolutions Mass Global Action Open Media Boston Page One New York Times
Dan S. Wang of Chicago gives a comprehensive presentation about the state of new art in China and its connection with social movements and the 1989 tiananmen square protests, and how the no u-turn symbol got appropriated as symbol for the democracy movement. This was shot at the Franklin VDC Copy Center, a resource center opened up by Red76 in conjunction with CCAD. Topics: china, art, tiananmen square, no u-turn, social movements, radical history